DW London: The Debates

Doubletree by Hilton, London , UK

10 Dec 2019




09:00 Registration


10:00 Opening remarks


10:10 Keynote address


10:30 Debate: In the era of trillion dollar asset managers, is there a future for boutique managers?


11:15 Coffee break


11:50 The future of Environmental, Social and Governance investments


  • What does the next wave of ESG products look like?
  • How can the industry ensure investors are getting the ESG investment they have been promised?
  • What role does standardisation play in improving ESG delivery?
  • How do we counter green-washing?


12:40 Developments in Artificial Intelligence


  • How can the latest AI techniques be applied to asset management?
  • What specific functions of asset management can benefit from AI?
  • What are the risks associated with the widespread adoption of artificial intelligence?
  • How do asset managers differentiate themselves in an era of artificial intelligence?


13:30 Lunch


14:35 Networking Roundtables


Join us for an informal and interactive session where you can network with speakers and delegates


  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • What next for ETFs?
  • Collateral management
  • Uncleared margin rules
  • Managing the Libor transition
  • Operational resilience
  • Senior Managers Regime


16:00 Drinks reception and close of conference


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